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The FDA recently proposed delaying the updated Nutrition Facts label from July 2018 to January 2020 for large companies the deadline to use the new labels from July 2018 to January 2020 for large companies. It has further delayed compliance for small companies from July 2019 to January 2021, and they account for a whopping 90 percent of the industry. The updated Nutrition Facts label would clearly indicate the amount of added sugar in a product, make calorie counts more visible, and reflect more realistic serving sizes.
The FDA is accepting comments through November 1, 2017. Continue reading below to see HFA’s full letter to the FDA. To join us and get step-by-step submission instructions for your own letter, visit CSPI’s website. You can also activate your networks to comment using CSPI’s online alert here.